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Football club ‘designed for men’ to receive facility upgrade to include women

Upgrades to a Midwest football club mean its women’s side no longer must change inside toilet cubicles due to inadequate facilities. Key points: Rovers Football…

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Meet the team using the power of fantasy football to grow women’s sport

Ben Dunlop describes playing fantasy AFL football as an “obsession”. Each week, the 34-year-old, who is based in Melbourne and works in financial services, watches…

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SA farming community’s football and netball league folds after exodus of clubs

A country South Australian football and netball league will cease to exist in 2023 after an exodus of its clubs to neighbouring competitions. Key points:…

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WA Football Commission to review GNFL season following anti-social behaviour

After an explosive Great Northern Football League (GNFL) season, club presidents are now backing a full review by the West Australian Football Commission. Key points:…

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This small town football club became the face of regional decline last month. But it had one last legacy

Last weekend, AFL fans nationwide salivated over the quality of competition during the first round of finals. But it’s possible the best game played that…

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Renmark Football Club handed ‘harsh penalty’ over semi-final rule breach

The Renmark Football Club has been fined $5,000 and docked four premiership points for the 2023 season, for a player eligibility breach during Saturday’s A-grade…

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Boy repeatedly chased by swooping magpie at football match a ‘perfect target’ for annoyed bird

A swooping magpie has targeted a young footballer during a game in Adelaide in what one expert says may be a case of mistaken identity….

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Man fighting for life after football incident in north-east Victoria

A man in his 30s is fighting for life after an incident at a football match in north-east Victoria yesterday. Key points: A man in…

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Ainslie football club commits to funding men’s and women’s programs equally

When Allyson Flynn and Zoe Skyrianos heard that Lewes Football Club had made a commitment to paying their women’s team the same as their men’s…

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Clarkson era starts to take shape at Kangaroos with football department changes

North Melbourne has made changes to its football department in preparation for life under four-time premiership coach Alastair Clarkson. Key points: Todd Viney will be…

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